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Is P-Noy being soft on Binay?

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Can someone please tell me why President Aquino orders a Cabinet member, Health Secretary Enrique Ona, to go on leave so he can prepare his answers to questions about a vaccine purchase where he is suspected of some kind of corrupt practice, yet refuses to do the same to another Cabinet member, Vice President and Housing Secretary Jojo Binay, who is under investigation for graft and corruption and unexplained wealth involving far greater amounts?

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Our place in Batangas’

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If any lingering doubts remained about the ownership of the luxury mansion and grounds in Rosario, Batangas, these should have been banished by the Instagram posted by Joanna Marie Bianca (aka jmblicious) and presented by Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano in the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee’s Thursday hearing. If Jojo Binay denies his youngest child’s posting of pictures showing “our place in Batangas,” he will essentially be calling her a liar in public.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Fishy

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The information we’ve been getting from the Senate hearings on the corruption in Makati and the apparent unexplained wealth of Vice President and ex-Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay is mesmerizing. So I will continue to analyze and comment on it for the duration of the hearings.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Binay and the court of public opinion

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Six times in the past seven weeks, this column has been devoted to issues surrounding the Makati parking building and other possible cases of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay, who, as mayor, and together with his wife (three years) and son (four years and counting), has ruled Makati for the past 27 years.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The ‘harassment’ of Jojo Binay

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Last week’s column (“A premature campaign speech” is the title it was assigned) must have touched a raw nerve somewhere, judging from the number, at last count, of comments (612) and shares—21.3k on Facebook and 21.9k in the inquirer.net website. There were some lively conversations in the comments section, and some very valuable suggestions.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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